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Computing

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Learning Technology (270), CHEST (9)

AFFECTIVECOMPUTING
SICSA Affective Computing workshop to be held at Abertay early next year (date to be announced)

AHC-UK
For members of the Association of History and Computing-UK Branch and interested others to discuss the uses of computers and computer-assisted methods in research and teaching within the UK.

ARCHITECTURE-AND-INTERACTION
Ubiquitous computing leads to a convergence between architectural design and HCI. HCI - Human-computer interaction research studies human behavior/cognitive events. HCI research methods are valuable for designing buildings that meet users needs. Architects skills are vital for designing interactive technologies in buildings.

AX-SNET
This list is used by members of AX-SNet to share information and research on archive users and access.

BE-STARS
This list is aimed at bringing together theorists and observers of the Be star community, in order to promote discussion of possible mass-ejection and disk-ejection mechanisms. The ultimate aim is the collaborative development of a complete and self-consistent model of Be star activity.

BIOINFORMATICS
This is a forum featuring various aspects, events and developments in the bioinformatics arena

BLE-CLOUDSUPPORT
A mailing list for the administrators of the Bloomsbury Media Cloud

BRIT-COMP-MUSIC
This list is intended for use by the computer music research community in Britain. It is a forum for conference/seminar announcements, calls for papers, job offers, and any other matters of likely interest to the membership.

CADE
This is an open discussion list on the role of Computers in Art & Design Education (CADE). A forum for the leading developments around the teaching of creative practices and the role of computer and communications technologies in traditional fields of art & design, the new media & performing arts.

CASYORK
This will be a list for academics and teachers who are part of the CAS Regional Centre for Yorkshire and Humberside

CCP4MG
Mailing list for users and developers of CCP4mg. For the discussion of features, bugs, and usage of the software.

CEDACC
A email list to contact users of the CEDA CC )Centre for Environmental Data Archival Compliance Checker) software package for verifying file metadata.

CERTIFICATE-SERVICE-ANNOUNCE
A list for important service announcements. https://community.jisc.ac.uk/apps/certificate-service

CETIS-ACCESSIBILITY
The Jisc Cetis Accessibility mailing list was used to support the Cetis Accessibility Special Interest Group from 2001-2011. It is now used as a forum for discussions about the accessibility of online resources and services.

CGAT-ANNOUNCE
List for everyone involved with or interested in the CGAT project.

CGAT-CONTACT
A list to allow people to contact the CGAT project administrators.

CIAG-INFRASTRUCTURE
To provide a forum for the college sector in Scotland to consider technical infrastructure, ICT systems, networks and authentication system requirements in relation to the SOB strategic plan and McClelland review.

CLOUD-HTC
A task force of the RCUK Cloud WG to improve access to Cloud resources for High Throughput Computing by researchers in the UK

COMPLEXITY-CREATIVE-ECONOMY
This list has been retained 21/07/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list- contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The project aims to explore how complexity theory and its methodological approaches can help in providing a better understanding of the creative economy as a field of research by connecting various distinctive approaches. The aim is to outline a broader framework that bridges the interrelation of ideas, people and practices in the creative economy with the broader socio, cultural and economic contexts.

COMPUTER-ASSISTED-ASSESSMENT
The computer-assisted assessment list discusses all aspects of the use of computers to assess student learning. This includes computer and web based assessment, the use of optical mark and character readers and the wider use of technology to support the assessment process.

CONF-AND-PRIV
Confidentiality and Privacy is a burgeoning cross-disciplinary research topic.

COSCH
Colour and Space in Cultural Heritage (www.COSCH.info) promotes research, development and application of non-contact optical measurement techniques (spectral and spatial) adapted to the needs of heritage documentation. COSCH is supported by the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) from 2012 to 2016.

CUKLT
A mailing list for individuals working in the UK Conservatoires as e-learning/learning technologies professionals

DASH-ING
We are a community of stakeholders in health/medical data sharing - comprising those interested in creating solutions to the ethical, legal, social, governance and technical issues within this domain.

DC-SOCIAL-TAGGING
Dublin Core social tagging discussion list

DH-AT-DMU
A list to facilitate discussion amongst members of the Faculty of Art, Design and Humanities at De Montfort University (staff and students) with an interest in Digital Humanities.

DIGITAL-PRESERVATION
This list is devoted to announcements and information on activities relevant to the preservation of digital materials. Digital Preservation is international in scope and the list has members in over 30 countries worldwide. Postings cover all relevant sectors including libraries, research data centres and services, archives, museums, publishing, and related fields.

DMPONLINE-DEV
A list for technical discussion related to DMPonline to allow the wider developer community to share ideas and contribute to the code. DMPonline is an open source tool provided by the Digital Curation Centre for Data Management Planning.

DRONES
This email list aims to provide a network for researchers who are utilizing drones to conduct data collection, design research projects. Discussions focus on sharing experiences, project information, new technological breakthroughs, and news that may have an impact on using drone in civilian contexts. It emerges from the Nesta funded project 'Project Daedalus', which explores the creative potential of drones #projectdaedalus Set up by Professor Andy Miah, University of Salford @andymiah New members who are on Twitter will be added to the following list. https://twitter.com/andymiah/lists/drones4research Please email your twitter address to email@andymiah.net

E-SOCIAL-SCIENCE-TECH
This mailinglist gives support to the e-social science community in technical and related questions. It is managed by the National Centre for e-Social Science.

E-THESES-UK
This list provides a forum for community-wide discussion of areas of interest relating to e-theses and dissertations, including the use of e-theses within institutions, digitisation of print theses, author concerns and guidance, and the EThOS e-theses service.

ED-3D
This list is intended to provide mutual support for educators, primarily in UK Higher Education, who design, deliver and support courses relating to 3D and VR technologies.

EDEN
Mailing list for new ethics research network.

EGOVERNMENT
This list has been retained 05/08/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list – contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list will link researchers of eGovernment and offer a medium of communication.

EINFRASTRUCTUREFORUM
The UK e-Infrastructure Academic User Community Forum was created to maintain and grow the community of UK researchers who use computers of any shape or size in their research, regardless of discipline or domain. The purpose of the Forum mailing list is to give the e-infrastructure community regular updates on developments in the UK e-Infrastructure space and within the E-infrastructure Leadership Council, and to disseminate information about our bi-annual Forum meetings. These meetings provide a space for discussions about the community's future, and allow the community the opportunity to influence Government and help define e-infrastructure policy in the UK.

EIS-EMERALD-USERS-GROUP
This list will be used for the dissemination of service information, training events, seminars and peer-to-peer advice related to the eIS Emerald GPU cluster system.

EIS-IRIDIS-ANNOUNCE
This list is for users of the Iridis HPC system at Southampton who are from member institutions of the e-Infrastructure South Consortium. http://www.einfrastructuresouth.ac.uk/ The purpose of the list is to keep users informed of status changes and other updates to the Iridis system.

EPAM
The European Research Group on Political Attitudes and Mentalities (EPAM) has been founded in 2012 as a Research Group. The founding members are faculties and researchers from all over Europe interested in political attitudes modeling and simulation. Political Attitudes represent a complex issue of research not only for political and social scientists, but also for computer scientists, historians of political culture and religion. EPAM Research Group is trying to aggregate both Eastern and Western European experts in an interdisciplinary research framework focused on the analysis and prediction of political attitudes. This interdisciplinary research framework includes a peer-review journal and annual workshop and conference. The EPAM Research Group organizes the annual International Workshop on the Simulation of Political Attitudes and Mentalities, SIMPAM, the annual European Conference on Political Attitudes and Mentalities, ECPAM. EPAM has created an online peer-review research journal, European Quarterly of Political Attitudes and Mentalities, EQPAM.

ETHICOMP-NEXT-ANNOUNCE
Announcements of future ETHICOMP conference plans and calls.

FARRHEALTHDATA
A list for discussing methodological issues surrounding the analysis of UK administrative health databases, hosted by the Farr Institute

FISH-TECHNICAL
This group acts as an advisory panel to the Forum on Information Standards in Heritage, providing expertise in the implications for system development of emerging information standards.

GAMES
The purpose of this list is to provide a forum for discussion for those involved in emergent field of games technology and design.

GRIDPP-USERS
Discussion list for users of the PPARC GridPP Project

GW4-HPC-OP
The GW4's HPC Operations Group is responsible for all operational issues, application of resource allocation policies, administering access, including developing an appropriate access policy for non-Consortium users, operational process and policies, capacity management and usage statistics, training and advice.

HEN
This list is used by anyone who is involved in the preservation of engineering sites and artefacts and who wishes to inform others of their activities or discoveries or to seek information or advice.

HEWIT-IG
Mailing list for members of technical staff providing IT Infrastructure Services at Welsh Higher Education institutions that are members of the HEWIT group.

HPC-SIG-SCHEDULING
This is the list for the Scheduling and Checkpointing Focus Group, part of the HPC-SIG.

HPC-SYSADMIN
A mailing list for UK public sector HPC sysadmins, including early career for discussion of HPC system level topics

HPFELD-INTERNAL
Mailing list to support work STFC is doing to support the HPFELD (Hosted Processing Facility for the Exploitation of Large Datasets) project.

ICE
To describe, swap knowledge about, and develop teaching and training strategies and practice in the area of (digital) curation, preservation, archival practice and records management.

IDEACETL-COMPUTING
This List is used by those participating in the Computing Theme Team of the Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied CETL. Sub-list of ideacetl

IDTV
This list is intended to support the research, development and evaluation of projects that use interactive digital TV technology to deliver, support or enhance learning and teaching, including the LSC national pilot and the growing number of local, institutional and community pilots, as well IPTV proects.

IECRESEARCH
A mail list for students and staff at the Institute for Educational Cybernetics, University of Bolton.

IFAC-AMEST
The Strategic Agenda and Goals of the group include the following: 1. Federate and promote research and establish interfaces with relevant research fields. 1.1 Promote maintenance as an interdisciplinary science, blending knowledge from management, engineering, technological and technical field. 1.2 Contribute to the development of a general framework for advanced maintenance systems, establishing interfaces with production management and manufacturing plant control. 1.3 Promote and evolve the research agenda, including perspectives and foresight in the field, with regard to the intersection of technology, engineering and management. 1.4 Involve new and experienced researchers in the A-MEST WG community, considering the relevance of their knowledge and expertise to contribute to the research agenda, and the need to enhance global coverage and participation. 1.5 Promote the relationships of the WG with other technical committees TCs within IFAC, besides the TC 5.1, and with other scientific and technical organizations and communities (e.g., IFIP, ESREL, ISEAM, PHM, EFNMS, …). #2. Promote competence, growth and exchange of students, PhDs and young researchers. 2.1 Involve young researchers in the A-MEST WG community, through actions specifically done to attract their interest. 3. Promote academia-industry partnerships and highlight the impact of maintenance in industry and society. 3.1 Promote industry-academia partnerships, attracting industrial experts through specific actions for their active involvement in the A-MEST WG community. 3.2. Promote the role of maintenance for sustainability (economic, environmental, social impacts), highlighting technological enablers. 4. Promote and improve education and training in maintenance. 4.1. Steer the organisation of events, special sessions and other activities to facilitate best knowledge diffusion, 4.2. Maintain active push towards education and training activities in the above events via tutorials, industrial case studies and facilitate the exchange of junior and/or senior researchers and professionals.

IFIPTC13
A list for delegates to the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Technical Committee 13 (Human-Computer Interaction)

ISIDM
Interactive Systems and Instrument Design in Music (ISIDM) mailing list is used for the discussion and distribution of information, in the field of interactive music, to enhance and extend possibilities for human creativity in music and the arts

JANET-MULTICAST
The list's scope covers the multicast service provided on JANET and includes the backbone, the regional networks and campus/departmental LANs. This list should help with the dissemination of technical information related to IP Multicast within the JANET community and also to increase awareness of and experience with the use of multicast.

MASTS-NHM-FORUM
The list is a medium for communication and exchange of information among members of MASTS and close associates related to numerical hydrodynamic modelling

MICROSOFT-IDENTITY
A discussion list for people using Microsoft Identity Management tools such as ILM, FIM and AD.

MIND
The MinD list provides a public forum for the discussion of research into the application of design to support people with dementia, their carers and anyone else involved in dementia care.

MRC-DATA-MANAGERS
Forum for the Medical Research Council funded data managers, working both for MRC units as well as in universities.

NESY
Neural-Symbolic Learning and Reasoning Association

NGS-EVENT
To facilitate organisation of NGS Public events and coordination of staff allocated to conference and other public events. Open to all NGS persons attending current events to facilitate communication and dissemination of conference information

OPENSOURCEHOUSINGCRISIS
The starting membership of this list is participants in the Open Source Housing Crisis Workshop at Central Saint Martins on 13 March 2015 but anyone with an interest is welcome to join the discussion.

OSSWATCH-ANNOUNCE
OSS Watch provides unbiased advice and guidance on the use, development, and licensing of free software, open source software, and open source hardware.

PANDATA
Supporting the consortium developing a Data Infrastructure for Photon And Neutron facilities, PANDATA (Photon And Neutron Data Infrastructure).

PCPTOOLS
This list complements the general PCP list with a specialist list for the mutual support of those using and developing computer-based tools in empirical PCP research, including conceptual/repertory grid elicitation and analysis, content analysis, concept mapping, and other constructivist tools. It is intended to allow experience and good practices in tools usage to be shared by the research community, and to help newcomers, particularly graduate students, in making effective use of available tools. It is also hoped that it will provide a forum for developing requirements for a new generation of tools, and encourage their development.

PDA-EDU
This list is for anyone interested in using PDAs , Smartphones, Netbooks, Tablets,Internet Cafes or any other mobile technology for any educational purpose. It is aimed at users, developers and researchers.

RESPONSIBLE-INNOVATION
This email list serves the members of the EPSRC funded research project on "Framework of Responsible Research and Innovation in ICT". It is open to anyone interested in the subject.

RSC-SCOTLAND-TEL
This list is intended for staff championing the effective use of technology enhanced learning in FE & HE institutions in Scotland and is supported and moderated by the JISC RSC Scotland. The list is intended to support learning and the professional development of members through the sharing of experience and practice in a Scottish context. Discussions that promote ideas, activities and suggestions connected with using technology to add value to the learner experience are strongly encouraged.

RSC-SE-TECHNICAL
Mailing list of Technical Staff from learning providers in the South East Region. Sub-list of rsc-se-superlist This list is a sub-list of JISC-SOUTH-AND-EAST-FE

SAFECOM
This list is used by institutions that are using (or investigating) Safecom to provide a pull-print infrastructure.

SEMANTICAUDIO
This list is used by the FAST IMPACt project partners and project participants to make announcements about and updates on the FAST IMPACt project to the subscribers of the list, as well as for discussion purposes related to project activities and project research.

SGARG
SGARG provides a medium of communication between the members of this Applied Research Group at Coventry University. Its purpose is to serve as a contact point to deliver information and stay in communication.

SMARTCARDS
This list is about smartcard systems and their uses in HE/FE education. The group explores best pratice, technology and value for money. The group is not limited to tangible card systems as RFID, biometrics, IP, PIN and the cost benefit of systems and the issues of cash (and its cost) will be explored. Members will normally be existing or potential users of smartcards.

SOCIALMEDIANEWS
This list is designed for academics to share information about new social media resources that can be used within higher education teaching, research and administration. It is primarily a 'what's new' list for social media within the HE sector. You don't have to be an advanced user to subscribe. You just have to be social media curious. It is set up by Professor Andy Miah (@andymiah) from the University of Salford (@andymiah) If you're just joining, the check out the archive summary here, which will get you started: http://tiny.cc/socialmedianews Hashtag: #socialmediaHE

SOCIOTECH
The list is to discuss the use of SocioTechnical approaches to Information Systems Development It is promoted by the Socio-Technical Group of BCS. Its aim is to help managers and technologists understand, design for and manage the organizational factors which surround ICTs

SOCIOTECH-INTERACTIONDESIGN
Our key interest is how knowledge from the qualitative social sciences, such as Sociology of Technology, Activity Theory or Discourse Analysis, can contribute to the design and evaluation of the ubiquitous, pervasive and social proxy dimensions of technology. This includes an interest on how the usefulness of systems is socially constructed and culturally shaped.

STFC-MSDC
Creating a harmonised national e-Infrastructure for STFC's data intensive science, facilitating the sharing nationally of resources and services

STUDENT-LIVE-CLIENT-WORK
This list is for those interested in live client work with students doing software development at UK higher education institutions. This is to facilitate communication between members and provide points for discussion.

SYMPLECTIC-API-USER-GROUP
Technical discussions for Symplectic API users.

SYS-REVIEW
An electronic discussion forum for members of the HE research community undertaking systematic reviews, with input from information specialists, and practitioners. The list aims to provide a platform for information sharing, problem-solving, dissemination and mutual support.

TANGIBLE-INTERACTION
This list distributes news and announcements related to Tangible Interaction. It supports interdisciplinary and international collaboration and discussion in this area of research and teaching.

TB-SUPPORT
Support for administrators of sites participating in GridPP Testbeds.

TELECOMS-MANAGERS
List for the discussion of all issues associated with the management of telecommunications systems in the Higher Education environment

TEXTUALSCHOLARSHIPDH
A significant group within the DH community is engaged in the creation of various types of electronic editions and yet we still lack a theoretical framework specifically dedicated to digital editions. This list provides a space to start conversations about this fundamental aspect of or work.

TOTAL-QUALITY-INFOTECH
This a Forum for the exchange of ideas and information by researchers and practitioners involved in the pursuit of Total Quality in Information Technology (IT). Sublist of total-quality-all

TRUSTCOM-AL2
This mailing list is for participants in the TrustCoM project who are working on or have a strong interest in Action Line 2 (Software and Systems Engineering). This is a sub-list of trustcom-prop

TRUSTCOM-SVNCOMMIT
Commit mailing list for the development team Project Trustcom. Sublist of TRUSTCOM-PROP.

TRUSTCOM-WP20
This mailing list will be used for information exchange and work coordination within WP20 VO Management Modelling, of the EU FP6 Project TrustCoM - IST 01945

TRUSTCOM-WP21
This mailing list will be used for information exchange and work coordination within WP21 BP Enactment and Orchestration Modelling, of the EU FP6 Project TrustCoM - IST 01945

TSM-USERS
The list supports the econometrics package Time Series Modelling, to disseminate news about new releases, ask and answer questions and share code and information.

UCISA-HEITS-SURVEYHELP
UCISA runs an annual Higher Education Information Technology Statistics (HEITS) survey. This list has been created to facilitate peer support for those tasked with completing the survey for their institution and/or those who have been granted UCISA Statistics Maintainer status for their institution.

UK-CHINA-VIS
This list is to support the discussion and collaboration between the UK and China data visualisation research community.

UKFEDERATION-DISCUSS
This list is used to discuss matters relating to the UK Access Management Federation for Education and Research.

UKVRSIG
UK Virtual Reality Special Interest Group e-mailing list.

UX-RPI
The UXRPI (User eXperience Research Practice Interaction) mailing list is intended for academics and practitioners to explore connections between professional UX and Design, and academic HCI research.

VIEWS-OPENSIM
This sub-list is for members of the Scottish Virtual Worlds in Education (VIEWS) mail list. To support those interested in supporting, developing, promoting and using the OpenSimulator Virtual World Platform.

VISA-3D
VISA-3D aims to serve as a forum for a community-wide discussion for those interested in or actively engaged in the creation or use of digital 3D representations in Arts and Humanities contexts. It was set up in 2006 by the JISC 3D Visualisation in the Arts Network (www.3DVisA.ac.uk), hosted by King's Visualisation Lab at the Centre for Computing in the Humanities (now Department of Digital Humanities), King's College London, UK.

VISHARWELL
Visualisation Interest Group at Harwell Campus, involving large facility scientists from STFC, Diamond Light Source, ESA, and any other organisations or companies who are interested in visualisation technologies, advances, services and developments on the Campus. Topics include scientific image analysis, visual analytics techniques for data analysis, and innovative use of large visualisation displays and VR/AR technologies for big volume, high fidelity data analysis and exploration, uncertainty analysis.

VISTA
3D Visualisation Standards in Archaeology. A list for the discussion of the desirability, practicality and nature of standards in the visualisation of archaeological artefacts, sites and landscapes. This includes models and reconstructions in any three dimensional digital format.

VOICEDISCUSS
Mailing List to discuss Voice within the JANET community

WINDOWS-UK
This list covers any issues to do with the support and deployment of all versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems in UK HE and FE, and applications run on such systems. Discussion of Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Server 2016, 2012, 2008 etc, along with Microsoft Office, Exchange, Office 365, Sharepoint etc is welcome. The mechanisms for delivering Windows to machines (imaging/provisioning) as well as applications to users (installing, streaming etc) are also fine here.

YORK-HCI
This is a list for the members of the HCI Research Group at the University of York and for its affiliates in other institutions.